Anna Nicole Smith died Thursday. She was found unresponsive in her hotel room at the Seminole Hard Rock Café and Casino in Florida, and rushed to the hospital. According to officials, her nurse called the hotel operator at 1:38 p.m., and her bodyguard administered CPR soon after. By 2:49 p.m., the former model, 39, was declared dead.Smith’s attorney, Ron Rale, said she had been suffering from flulike symptons the past few days. Anna Nicole’s stay began Monday (February 5) and was scheduled to end Friday (February 9). She was accompanied by her husband Howard K. Stern and four others, but her five-month-old daughter Dannielynn Hope was staying with a friend and high-ranking official in the Bahamas. Only her nurse was in the room when she was discovered, officials said.We are saddened and heartbroken by my sister’s death. No matter what our differences have been over the years, Anna was still our blood and she will be missed terribly, Smith’s sister, Donna Hogan, said in a statement Thursday.She was a woman who was determined to get out of her small town in Texas and make a name for herself.
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